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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 51, No. 1, 2003, pp. 84-86
Bioline Code: ni03023
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Neurology India, Vol. 51, No. 1, 2003, pp. 84-86

 en Case Report - Giant vertebrobasilar junction aneurysms: Unusual cases
A. Suri, V. S. Mehta


Giant vertebrobasilar (VB) junction aneurysms are uncommon aneurysms, especially those associated with multiple aneurysms of the posterior circulation. We report two cases, one with a small and a giant aneurysm of the VB junction which were surgically clipped; and the other with a small left anterior inferior cerebellar artery (AICA) aneurysm which resolved spontaneously. The patient, however, developed a de-novo giant VB junction aneurysm, which was detected on a follow-up angiogram. This aneurysm was treated by surgical clipping. The clinical features, angiographic considerations and surgical treatment of such rare conditions are discussed and the relevant literature reviewed.

Vertebrobasilar aneurysm, Posterior circulation aneurysm, Giant aneurysm, Multiple intracranial aneurysm

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